Brush Manufacturers and Suppliers Attend 63rd Annual Victor F Miller Memorial Golf Tournament

The Mill-Rose Company held the 63rd annual Victor F. Miller Memorial Golf Tournament at Shaker Heights Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Brush manufacturers and suppliers from around the world gathered for the annual event honoring The Mill-Rose Company’s past president, Victor F. Miller.

The golf event serves as the culmination of activities the week before where brush company representatives renew alliances, and discuss business trends and opportunities for the brush manufacturing industry. Brushes manufactured by these companies are used in virtually every type of industry around the world. Applications include makeup/mascara brushes, hair brushes, floor sweeping and polishing brushes, gun cleaning brushes, car wash brushes, copier toner brushes, brooms, paint brushes, and special brushes used in the medical field.

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ABMA Emerging Leaders Macro to Micro Sales Event

The ABMA Emerging Leaders group has announced a new event set for Tuesday, September 27, 2022. The event topic is Macro to Micro – Sales Management Approach led by John Kirkland, National Sales Manager for The Mill-Rose Company/Clean-Fit Products. Backed by more than 30 years of experience, Kirkland will share the simplicity of his sales formulas and strategies that focus on performance and communication.

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Blue Monster Velocity Restores Tankless Water Heater Flow and Efficiency to 100%

Blue Monster® VelocityTM, a new specially-formulated tankless water-heater flush, is introduced by the Clean-Fit Products division of The Mill-Rose Company. Developed for use on commercial and residential tankless water heaters, Velocity is a fast-acting compound with the strength needed to remove scale, lime, rust and other corrosive water-formed deposits. Velocity is easy to use, consists of odorless granules that eliminate splashes and spills and restores circulation and pressure in under 20 minutes.

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Brush Manufacturers Attend Mill-Rose 62nd Annual Golf Tournament

Gregory Miller, Mill-Rose; Jeffrey Malish, Malish Corp; Gary Townes, Magnolia Brush, Chris Monahan, Brush Fibers

Brush manufacturers and suppliers recently gathered for the 62nd annual Victor F. Miller Golf Tournament held at Mayfield Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio. Representatives from around the country attended the event, hosted by Mentor-based The Mill-Rose Company in honor of the company’s past president, Victor F. Miller.

Skills for the golfers ranged from near-professional to novice, however, a good time was had by all that attended the event.  Prizes were awarded to golfers for outstanding performance in the areas of Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Low Gross Scores, and in true fashion, Kevin Lannon of Lanoco Specialty Wire Products retained his title as “Wolf Champion.”

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Mill-Rose Introduces Blue Monster® Food-grade Anti-Seize Lubricant

New Blue Monster® Food-grade Anti-Seize Lubricant designed for use where incidental food contact is possible.

Blue Monster® Food-grade Anti-Seize, a premium-grade lubricant designed for use where incidental food contact is possible, is now available from Clean-Fit Products, a division of The Mill-Rose Company. The new compound is a non-drying lubricant that maintains its anti-seize capabilities at high and low temperatures, protects against rust and corrosion, water and steam, and allows for easy disassembly.

Due to its outstanding lubricity characteristics with PTFE, Blue Monster® Food-grade Anti-Seize Lubricant prevents seizing and galling, reduces torque required to loosen joints, and is effective to 1800° F. Blue Monster® Food-grade Anti-Seize Lubricant is made of ingredients meeting FDA requirements and is NSF/U.S.D.A (H-1) registered and Kosher approved. This premium compound does not contain any solvents, metal, lead, graphite or clay fillers.

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ABMA 2021 Virtual Meeting Highlights

The ABMA 2021 Convention main session was held virtually yesterday afternoon and we’ll provide full coverage from the event in the next issue, but here are the early highlights:

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Nate Zappola: 1946-2020

Brush industry manufacturers, suppliers, friends and family are mourning the loss of Nathan Thomas Zappola, Director of New Product Development for The Mill-Rose Company, who passed away on Wednesday morning, December 30, 2020. He was 74 years old.

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